10 Ways to keep stress under control (1) – 10個處理壓力的方法 (1)

Besides increasing your risk of heart disease, depression and obesity, prolonged stress state decreases your cognitive performance. Here are 10 strategies used by smart people to cope with it, and keep it under control: They Appreciate What They Have Taking time to contemplate what you’re grateful for isn’t merely the “right” thing to do. It […]

Running for Brain Cells – 跑步有利於大腦細胞的生長和發展

Scientists already knew that running could increase the number of new neurons the brain produces, at least in mice. Now, they’ve shown that these neurons are actually different than the new neurons produced by sedentary mice: they are not just more plentiful, but also more mature and better integrated into the brain. This might have […]

Feeling Salty – 鹹的感覺

Eating too much—or getting too little—salt is related to health problems, especially in the cardiovascular system. A new study identifies the specific brain circuit that regulates (or is supposed to regulate) your sodium intake. Learn more in MedicalNewsToday.com – 吃得太多或太少鹽,都會引致健康問題,特別是心肺系統的問題。一個近期的研究發現了這個大腦迴路,它專門負責(或者說它的功能是)調節我們鈉的攝取量。 https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/319569.php

ADHD and motivation (3) – ADHD 和動機 (3)

We all know them – kids with ADHD who are bright, energetic, and creative – yet struggle in school. They don’t enjoy learning. They prefer easier work. They give up easily. By all accounts, they lack motivation. But why? Is it due to a bad attitude? Is it laziness? No, it’s in the wiring! ——————– What […]

Common Parasite Linked to Neurological Disorders – 可能會引致神經系統疾病的一種大腦寄生蟲

An estimated two billion people around the world have the parasite Toxoplasma gondii (often transmitted through cat feces) in their brains. A new collaborative study suggests that may be more harmful than previously believed. In the study, researchers from 16 institutions found that the parasite might increase risk of epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s. More on […]